Candlelight Christmas Tours at Montpelier

Montpelier—home to Father of the Constitution and former president of the United States, James Madison, and his beloved wife Dolley. It was here at this large plantation that the couple retired in 1817, managing the estate, jointly editing James’ numerous … Continue reading

2,700 Books, a Slow Learner, and a Gambling Son

The Iris Inn is within reasonable driving distance of the homes of four previous U.S. Presidents. Not one, not two, not even three, but FOUR presidents’ homes: Monticello, Ash Lawn-Highland, the Woodrow Wilson Presidental Library and Museum, and Montpelier. Continue reading